One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Badly thought out; unwise.‘I apologize for my ill-chosen words’‘the ill-chosen music is overloud and irritating’
- ‘For the weary urbanite seeking to ease the pain of ill-chosen footwear, a full foot treatment is the way to go.’
- ‘Had she forgiven him for his ill-chosen words so long ago?’
- ‘A combination of thin walls, accidents of socio-cultural background and ill-chosen invective has put his career in jeopardy, just as he was in the cusp of setting his international career in stone.’
- ‘Do not let ill-chosen words come back to haunt you.’
- ‘She was referring to the government rather than the populace, but the effect was the same and the words were ill-chosen.’
- ‘And Mozart's death, as one respected musical journal wrote, was almost certainly caused not by poison but by "arduous work and fast living among ill-chosen company".’
- ‘But with just two ill-chosen words my mood darkens and an inner gloom descends.’
- ‘Passes went astray, options were ill-chosen, but Carlow's lesson from the exercise is that forwards must take responsibility.’
- ‘If your reader gets the wrong impression about what your site is about (because of an ill-chosen graphic), you have failed.’
- ‘His ball lay just over the notorious road, inches from an old stone wall, the calamitous result of adrenalin and an ill-chosen two iron.’
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